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  • Impact HA selects Riverside as preferred partner9th January 2018

    Joint Press Statement - 9th January 2018

    Cumbria-based Impact HA selects Riverside as preferred partner

    Impact Housing Association has started partnership talks with Riverside with a view to the Cumbria- based housing provider...

  • People Power!22nd November 2017

    The peoples café is going from strength to strength as more people become aware of its regular slot on a Thursday evening and a Saturday lunchtime at South lakes Foyer in Kendal.

    The magazine ‘Taste Cumbria’(Nov/Dec ’17) has recently written a great article about the wonders of the...

  • Planned Maintenance Survey16th November 2017

    Impact Housing Association have appointed Property Tectonics to undertake a Planned Maintenance Survey of Impact properties in order to plan spend for future improvement, repair and replacement works such as the kitchen, bathroom, windows, etc.  The information recorded will also help Impact...

  • Impact Housing Association explores new partnerships2nd November 2017

    Following the publication of the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) Regulatory Judgment at the end of May, Impact Housing Association (Impact) has put in place a plan to make £1.3milion savings. The Board has also concluded that their long-term future would be best secured by forming a...

  • Advice/information for tenants at risk from flooding13th October 2017

    Unfortunately Cumbria is a high risk area in terms of flooding and we have a number of properties in areas such as Carlisle, Cockermouth, Kendal, Keswick, Workington and in more rural parts of the Lake District that are particularly at risk.

    Here you can find advice based on Environment...


    If you’re not already on the new benefit, ‘Universal Credit’, then then it’s likely that you soon will be.

    It combines up to six benefits into one single monthly payment.

    Any housing costs are paid to you instead of being paid directly to your landlord.

    You may have to wait...

  • Impact Furniture Services - Maryport Pop up Shop9th October 2017

    Our Maryport Pop up Shop will be OPEN this Monday, 9th October!!

    We are located at 87 Crosby Street in Maryport, we will be open at 9:30am to 4pm Monday - Friday


  • Cash payments for rent are ending!8th August 2017

    A reminder to all of our tenants that as of 1st September 2017, we will no longer be able to accept cash payments for rent in our Hubs or IFS sites.

    There are still a variety of ways you can pay your rent, please see the attached poster for more information.

    Remember, you should...

  • Press release: Key interim appointments will support Impact Housing Association through transition4th July 2017

    Impact Housing Association (Impact) has made key interim appointments to help steer the organisation through the changes needed to regain a compliant grading from the social housing regulator the Homes and Communities Agency. Geraldine Kay has been appointed as Interim Managing Director,...

  • Management of Fire Safety at Impact3rd July 2017

    Impact take the responsibility and management of Fire Safety in our properties very seriously. We employ the services of a fire safety specialist certified by the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) for the BAFE SP205 Life Safety Fire Risk Assessment Scheme. We work with our fire safety...